The city stands on the shores of beautiful lake Titicaca, the highest navigable lake in the world, which stretches nearly four kilometres altitude. On the shores of the lake, on floating Islands, built from reeds live the Indian tribe Aymara. They have kept the traditional way of life, customs, beliefs and traditional costumes. Not a week goes by here without some national holiday. On its banks and adjacent plateau Collao six centuries ago flourished the culture of Tiahuanaco. According to the legend the Inca, from the dark waters of the lake were the progenitors of the Inca Empire, Manco Capac and Mama Occlo. Considerable interest in this area and represent the ancient burial towers – Chullpas located in Sillustani is an ancient Indian grave in Peru.
You should bring a hat and sunscreen.
Puno is located in the South-Western part of the country at an altitude of 3827 meters above the sea level. Lake Titicaca is the highest lake in the world located at an altitude of 3810 m on the border of Bolivia and Peru. It is the world’s largest high-altitude navigable body of water – it is an area Continue reading
Water neotemlemoy part of our lives. Our world is full of lakes, rivers, mineral springs and other waters. There are amazing beautiful lakes, Alpine, little and great ponds. But water is not always the same color and can be shades of all colors. Condé Nast Traveler magazine has identified 13 of the most colorful body of water in the world.
Peyto lake, Alberta, Canada
The most popular lake of Canada, located in Banff national Park in the mountainous region of the Canadian Rockies. The color of the lake is so turquoise, thanks to lednikoviy flour in the rock, which filled with the water of the lake. Peyto lake is the most heavenly shade of turquoise with milk.
Hot istochniki Beppu, Oita, Japan
Hot springs in Beppu, popularly called Hell Beppu is located in Japan on the island Kyushu. Just in Beppu eight springs and they all vary in colour from milky turquoise to effing rusty. One of the thermal springs Chinoike Jigoku (bloody hell pond) is a blood-red color.
Bay don Edwards national wildlife refuge, Fremont, California.
It is a colorful diversity can be seen in the National wildlife reserve of the são Francisco in the USA. In the reserve there are things to see and places to climb, but the most impressive and special — it’s the salt ponds. In salt marshes, located within Continue reading
What if you pour all the tea of peace in the Great lakes? How strong it will be compared to the normal tea?
Diluted to almost homeopathic concentrations.
A standard mug of tea, as stated by the International organization for standardization in ISO 3103. contains two grams of tea per 100 ml of water 1. The volume of the Great lakes — about 22 600 cubic kilometers, which requires to achieve the same fortress 450 billion tons of tea.
According to information from the Tea Board of India (Tea Board of India) annual yield of tea is about 4.8 million tons 2. this is just 1/100 000 what is required for Great tea lake. If we vysypaem those 4.8 million tons into the lakes, you get tea, in strength equal to the bath water with two drops of tea 3. And tub, obviously, requires a three-kilogram “bags” of tea.
Better to brew tea, you need to find a lake with a capacity of 240 million cubic meters (0,24 cubic kilometers).
One of the candidates — the world’s highest mountain lake in Kashmir. Its volume changes during the year, but in winter it is almost a perfect size 4. India is the second largest supplier of tea, so the lake and conveniently located.
Lake Ullswater . located in the Lake district of England, Continue reading